packer


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pack·er

 (păk′ər)
n.
1. One that packs: a packer of boxes in a warehouse.
2. One whose occupation is the processing and packing of wholesale goods, usually meat products: meat packers.

packer

(ˈpækə)
n
1. (Commerce) a person or company whose business is to pack goods, esp food: a meat packer.
2. a person or machine that packs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.packer - a workman employed to pack things into containerspacker - a workman employed to pack things into containers
working man, working person, workingman, workman - an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
2.packer - a wholesaler in the meat-packing businesspacker - a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
jobber, middleman, wholesaler - someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
3.packer - a hiker who wears a backpackpacker - a hiker who wears a backpack  
hiker, tramper, tramp - a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
Translations
pakkerverpakker

packer

[ˈpækəʳ] Nempacador(a) m/f

packer

[ˈpækər] n
(= person) → emballeur/euse m/f, conditionneur/euse m/f
(= company) → conditionneur m

packer

nPacker(in) m(f); he’s a very untidy packerer packt sehr unordentlich

packer

[ˈpækəʳ] n (person) → imballatore/trice; (machine) → imballatrice f
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When George is hanged, Harris will be the worst packer in this world; and I looked at the piles of plates and cups, and kettles, and bottles and jars, and pies, and stoves, and cakes, and tomatoes, &c.
Expert and reliable packers and movers were engaged to convey the furniture, carpets, pictures --everything movable, in short--to places of security.
At the close of the day's work the boss of the packers would come around and put "18" on each of our barrels, and I soon learned to recognize that figure wherever I saw it, and after a while got to the point where I could make that figure, though I knew nothing about any other figures or letters.
The packers might own the land, but he claimed the landscape, and there was no one to say nay to this.
But Ponas Jokubas whispered maliciously that the visitors did not see any more than the packers wanted them to.
The boorish American bragged that he was worth $100million, so Packer told him, "I'll toss you for it.
AUSTRALIAN tycoon Kerry Packer, who died on Monday night, aged 68, has been hailed by business rival Rupert Murdoch for his "media brilliance".
Business rival Rupert Murdoch led tributes today to the Australian media tycoon Kerry Packer, who died last night at the age of 68.
While traveling far and wide to attend major press events and making himself more than accessible to the press has made Greg Packer a well-quoted "man-on-the-street" source, Packer's efforts have placed him on at least one blacklist.
As director of the dance program at Packer Collegiate Institute, an elite private school in Brooklyn, he spends his days teaching hormonally charged teens to make dances on their own bodies.
With the release of this highly anticipated collection, ZZ Packer is well on her way to joining a rich African-American literary legacy in the tradition of James Baldwin and Pulitzer-winning short story writer, James Alan McPherson.